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NN Schools Earn State Recognition
(January 5, 2012) - Deer Park Elementary School and Hilton Elementary School have earned the 2012 Virginia Board of Education Excellence Award. The schools are among 188 schools in the Commonwealth selected to receive the award, the second-highest honor in the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement.
To qualify for the Excellence Award, schools must meet all state and federal achievement benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and make significant progress in increasing student achievement and expanding educational opportunities established by the state Board of Education.
More information about the VIP incentive program for schools and school divisions is available on the Virginia Department of Education website.